If there is one thing that technology is making it easier to become, is paranoia. Every day new spy-type technologies come along for consumers. The latest is VaporStream from Void Communications. It’s a web-based messaging system that promises to leave no trace of the message once it is read. A message is only stored on a VaporStream server until it is read, and it disappears from the users computer as soon as they reply to the message. No record remains anywhere. Having an affair has never been easier, and it only costs $40 a year for the service.
Flying under the radar until now has been China’s role in the international ethanol market. The world’s most populous country says it will export in excess of 500,000 tons of ethanol in 2006, an average of 11,000 barrels a day. If this is a surprise to you, you’re not alone. Many industry watchers didn’t figure […]